The Daily Eastern News

Panthers travel to in-state rival Western

Bob Reynolds, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2014

The Eastern women’s basketball team wants to get past its 72-63 loss to Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Wednesday and will turn its head as it heads to Western Illinois on Friday for the Panthers’ second game in three days. Eastern had 28 turnovers in its Wednesday loss, which is a season high for the...

Panthers head to Milwaukee for matinee

Bob Reynolds, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2014

The Eastern women’s basketball team looks to continue its hot streak against the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee at noon on Wednesday in Milwaukee. The Panthers have won their last 3-of-4 games, including a 77-66 win at home against Nebraska-Omaha, where they scored their most points of the season. Head...

Panthers look for third win out of four tries

Jalisha Smith, a freshmen forward, attempts a lay-up with two defenders trailing in the women’s basketball game Saturday against Kansas City in Lantz Arena.

Bob Reynolds, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2014

The Eastern women’s basketball team will be looking for its second straight home victory on Friday as the Panthers host Nebraska-Omaha at Lantz Arena at 6 p.m. Omaha is 3-3 on the season and has played five home games out of the six to start the season and Eastern coach Debbie Black said she expe...

Panthers face ‘Mean’ competition in tournament

Senior forward Sabina Oroszova drives to the basket during a game on Jan. 18 at Lantz Arena.  The Panthers lost 64-56.

Bob Reynolds, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2014

The Eastern women’s basketball team will go up against Florida State University and North Texas University in the Hospitality Hill Challenge at North Texas University in Denton, Texas. The Panthers head into this tournament on a two-game losing streak in which they lost to Missouri-Kansas City and...

Missed layups hurt Panthers in loss

Arnisha Thomas, a senior forward, looks to pass the ball in the game Saturday against Kansas City in Lantz Arena. Thomas had four assist in the game.

Bob Reynolds, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2014

The Eastern women’s basketball missed about 15 layups and shot 16-of-66 from the field in its 66-44 loss to Indiana-Purdue University in Indianapolis Tuesday night. Assistant coach Kim Foley said the Panthers revisited what they did in the game against Kansas City, which was miss layups and free thro...

Panthers set for rematch against Kansas City

Bob Reynolds, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2014

The Eastern women’s basketball team will open up its season at home in Lantz Arena for the first time since 2011. The Panthers will be going up against a different looking Missouri-Kansas City team, on Saturday, than they faced a year ago. Along with Kansas City, the Panthers will be starting...

Kangaroos ready for season opener

Bob Reynolds, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2014

The Missouri-Kansas City women’s basketball team will be heading into hostile territory as it faces Eastern at 2 p.m. Saturday in Lantz Arena. The Kangaroos defeated the Panthers last season 69-62 in Kansas City, Mo., and went on to win their next three out of four games and finished with an 11-19...

Thomas ready for bigger role in senior year

Thomas ready for bigger role in senior year

Bob Reynolds, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2014

Eastern women’s basketball player Arnisha Thomas is ready to take on a bigger role for this season. Thomas, a senior, came off the bench last season in 27-of-28 games and averaged around 12.9 minutes a game. She averaged 3.9 points per game and shot 40 percent from the floor. Last season, Thomas...

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